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Macroeconomic Stability

Mideast Braces Itself for a Multi-Year Transition

Masood Ahmed | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Masood Ahmed

2011 has not been an easy year for many countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The combination of domestic unrest and external uncertainty has resulted in a marked downturn in economic activity, and this is expected to pick up only gradually.

BRICs and Mortar -- Building Growth in Low-Income Countries

Dominique Desruelle | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business
Dominique Desruelle

The so-called BRIC nations -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- could be a game changer for how low-income countries build their economic futures.